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User Interface Developer
Title:User Interface Developer
Department :Product Development
Location:Houston, TX

Position Overview

cPanel provides one of the industry's most reliable and intuitive hosting automation software platforms. This top-tier position, User Interface Developer I, will assist in the maintenance, development and implementation of existing software systems and/or applications for market sale. Participates in the full development life cycle and consults with senior peers on projects.

Essential Functions

  • Creates wireframes, mockups, prototypes, interactive mockups, and personas which result in a friendly end user
  • experience
  • Develops well designed, testable, and efficient new UI code and modifies existing code based on stakeholder
  • requirements for cPanel products and systems
  • Documents code in detail for future reference
  • Participates in the use of established UI development standards and contributes positively to improve the quality of
  • development standards based on data-driven decisions
  • Implements test plans and tests based on current cPanel standards
  • Analyzes code to find causes of errors, reports any deficiencies in the product, and refactors existing code to optimize
  • performance
  • Collaborates with teams to resolve issues and deliver products of high quality
  • Participates in project demos, presentations and meetings
  • Receives instruction and feedback from other developers
  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of the company
  • Exemplifies the cPanel Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Collaboration and Follow-Through

Additional Duties

  • Seeks out and collects local, as well as third-party sourced data, to make business-appropriate, data-driven decisions
  • Aides in improving the testing standards
  • Advises and mentors other developers in design and implementation processes pertinent to cPanel
  • Operates in both Kanban and Agile/Scrum teams interchangeably without a negative impact to productivity
  • Consistently maintains a full workload without direct oversight
  • Other tasks and duties as deemed necessary

Eligibility Requirements

  • Knowledge of current HTML specifications
  • Knowledge of JavaScript development including but not limited to: HTML Form validation, AJAX design principles
  • Intermediate knowledge of cross-browser design considerations and issues, user design principles, and CSS-based design and specifications
  • Ability to work in various JavaScript libraries
  • Ability to prototype user interfaces in working HTML with CSS based upon wire-frame models
  • Working knowledge of Linux-based operating systems
  • Working knowledge of git or a similar source code repository
  • Experience working in Angular or React JavaScript libraries
  • Working knowledge of Linux-based operating systems underlying components and web-related services: Web Servers
  • (Apache, LiteSpeed, etc), SQL Servers (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc), Mail Servers (Exim, Sendmail etc), DNS Servers
  • (BIND), Linux Filesystems (ext3, ext4, etc)
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Perl or another backend programming language
  • Familiarity with cPanel User Interfaces or a competitor’s product
  • Working knowledge of SCRUM and Agile software development systems
  • Working knowledge of bug tracking software
  • Experience using Template::Toolkit or other extensible template processing systems
  • Experience creating and maintaining the localization and globalization of applications
  • Ability to gather UX research and apply findings to create wireframes
  • Experience with full-stack Web Application Development
Education/Experience - B.A./B.S. or equivalent experience in lieu of degree
  • Two years or greater in software product development, with at least 80% of the experience focused on JavaScript-based coding, building a web application designed for front-end users
  • One or more years of Linux or FreeBSD training, a related certification, or equivalent experience
Travel - Occasional local and/or overnight travel may be required, some by interstate air


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Oral Communication - able to communicate verbally in a professional and effective manner with a wide range of people
  • Written Communication - able to communicate effectively in all written work
  • Team Work skills - able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Time Management skills - able to use time efficiently in a self-directed manner, able to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Planning/Organizational skills - use time efficiently and work through large projects in a self-directed manner
  • Adaptability - able to adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands and able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events
  • Problem solving skills - able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, gather and analyze information skillfully; able to apply independent judgement on a regular basis in making decisions
  • Interpersonal skills - able to interact with co-workers in a professional and effective manner
  • Math knowledge - knowledge of arithmetic and algebra
  • Product life cycle knowledge - strong understanding of product development process and continuous deployment process

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Ability to work in an office environment. Specific abilities required by this job include: Near vision; hearing; ability to transport oneself as needed throughout the day; ability to sit and use computer workstation, including keyboard and visual display terminal, for extended periods of time; manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination); repetitive arm/ hand movements
  • cPanel is a 24/7 operation and nontraditional or extended hours (including weekends) are require
We offer:
  • Completive Salary
  • Full Health, Vision, and Dental
  • 401K Matching
  • Free on-site Lunch
  • Paid Vacation
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Casual Work Environment 

EEO Statement

At our company, we take great pride in our diverse and talented workforce. We recognize that our continued success as a company depends largely on the collective strengths of our employees.

cPanel provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related) or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Privacy is taken seriously at cPanel, Inc. Information submitted is kept internally and not shared with third parties.


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